CVE-2012-5373

NameCVE-2012-5373
DescriptionOracle Java SE 7 and earlier, and OpenJDK 7 and earlier, computes hash values without properly restricting the ability to trigger hash collisions predictably, which allows context-dependent attackers to cause a denial of service (CPU consumption) via crafted input to an application that maintains a hash table, as demonstrated by a universal multicollision attack against the MurmurHash3 algorithm, a different vulnerability than CVE-2012-2739.
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NVD severitymedium (attack range: remote)

Vulnerable and fixed packages

The table below lists information on source packages.

Source PackageReleaseVersionStatus
openjdk-7 (PTS)jessie (security), jessie7u181-2.6.14-1~deb8u1vulnerable

The information below is based on the following data on fixed versions.

PackageTypeReleaseFixed VersionUrgencyOriginDebian Bugs
openjdk-6source(unstable)(unfixed)low
openjdk-7source(unstable)(unfixed)low

Notes

[wheezy] - openjdk-6 <no-dsa> (Minor issue, no icedtea fix, too complex to backport)
[squeeze] - openjdk-6 <no-dsa> (Minor issue, no icedtea fix, too complex to backport)
[jessie] - openjdk-7 <ignored> (Minor issue, no icedtea fix, too complex to backport)
[wheezy] - openjdk-7 <no-dsa> (Minor issue, no icedtea fix, too complex to backport)

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